Motion Introduced by:  Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee

Date of First Reading:  February 27, 2023

Date of Second Reading: March 27, 2023

Title of Motion: Request from The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies – for the transfer of a graduate certificate – Medieval Studies – From: School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies – To: The Department of English 

Action Requested: This curricular proposal has received all college, school, unit and university administrative approvals, and is being presented to the Senate for review and voting decision.

Rationale: There are several reasons why the Department of English is best suited to host the Medieval Studies graduate certificate moving forward. In terms of faculty, the department of English has a core faculty dedicated to medieval. The Department of English also has a community of graduate students in our degree programs who are interested in medieval studies.  Administratively, English has the experience and capacity to be able to recruit, admit, and advise students in the certificate program. 



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